Senior Garment Technologist

Location
London (East), London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted
06 Feb 2019
Closes
06 Mar 2019
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Senior

Our client, an award winning ladies wear designer, best known for their versatile ready-to-wear range is currently looking for an experienced Garment Technologist to join their East London based studio.

The ideal candidate will have experience working within a similar high end designer as a Garment Technologist and be able to assist on all products through the critical path from initial design concepts, through sampling stages in preparation for bulk production to begin.

Responsibilities

  • Creation of accurate garment construction for seasonal collections – engineered to support margin requirements and production capabilities
  • Support technical manager in show fit and construction amendments
  • Support design in the development of product maintaining required aesthetic integrity
  • Participate in pre-production fittings and management of comments and size charts to pattern and production teams
  • To effectively communicate technical requirements and changes to internal teams during collection pre-production stage
  • Accurate management of tech packer admin and data input – fit, construction comments and size charts
  • Ongoing review and development of quality lead construction standards
  • To participate in the development of block standards
  • Identify opportunities for cost engineering improvement
  • To contribute in developing technical team ways of working supporting the business in more efficient processes
  • Identification of and management of risk attributes within garments
  • Management of fit meetings to achieve required critical path
  • Management of sealing process for production hand over
  • Support technical manager in team training and mentoring

 

 

Measures of success

  • Product elevation for fit and quality
  • Consistency and alignment of fit across product categories
  • Delivered improved margins due to product engineering
  • Effective training and development of technologists and assistant technologists

Connecting with others

  • Design
  • Pd
  • Pattern cutters
  • Production
  • Sales
  • Press

Qualification

  • Degree level or similar
  • 6+ years of experience within an apparel or related industry
  • Proven ability of apparel construction and fit
  • Pattern cutting and grading would be an advantage
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Testing knowledge would be an advantage
  • Plm/pdm experience would be an advantage + ms officeskills

Behaviours

  • Initiative and drive
  • Team player
  • Analytical & problem solving
  • Communication skills
  • Organised, efficient and delivery focused
  • Lead potential

This is a brilliant role for someone who is looking to grow their career within a luxury brand. If you think you have the relevant experience please apply now!! 

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